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Jan 02, 2018
Scientists discover four new 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets orbiting dwarf starsUsing telescopes of the Hungarian-made Automated Telescope Network-South (HATSouth) Exoplanet Survey, the team observed four G-type dwarf stars known as HATS-50, HATS-51, HATS-52 and HATS-53.
Nov 30, 2017
NASA researchers find that the WASP-18b exoplanet has a toxic stratosphere devoid of waterThe planet, which is around 325 light years away from the Earth was being observed as part of a survey to identify exoplanets with stratospheres.
Nov 01, 2017
Astronomers discover unusually large gas giant that challenges the conventional theories of planet formationThe exoplanet is about 600 light years away, has been given the designation of NTGS-1b, and belongs to a category of stars known as Hot Jupiters.
Oct 27, 2017
NASA's Hubble space telescope spots snowfall of sunscreen in blistering "Hot Jupiter" exoplanetThese Hubble observations are the first detections of this "snow-out" process, called a "cold trap," on an exoplanet, researchers said.
Sep 14, 2017
Hubble observes exoplanet so dark that it absorbs 94 percent of the visible starlight that falls on itThe planet is known as WASP-12b and is about 1,400 light years away in the constellation of Auriga.